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  1. Highlights: Talib Kweli opens Cincy Music FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cincinnati.com

    Highlights: Talib Kweli opens Cincy Music Fest Talib Kweli opened up the musical acts for the Cincinnati Music Festival on Thursday night. Here are some highlights.


  2. Picks from the Underground: Through July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cincinnati.com

    Picks from the Underground: Through July 27 Here are some recommendations for shows to go see this weekend and into next week. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2a2T1E6 Here are some recommendations for shows to go see this weekend and into next week.


  3. Marcus Strickland Debuts 'Drive' Video, Talks Jazz, Hip-Hop & Why He Makes 'Black American Music'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Billboard

    Saxophonist Marcus Strickland can play the standards with the best of them -- just ask Roy Haynes and Ron Carter . But, especially after his April album Nihil Novi -- produced by multi-hypenate Meshell Ndegeocello -- he's far from just another jazz musician.


  4. Random Questions with Geoff GustafsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | MLive.com

    You might not instantly recognize Geoff Gustafson , but you've probably seen him in a show or two. He was Stealthy the Dwarf on Once Upon a Time and Lt.


  5. T.I. Considering Name Change For Next AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | AllHipHop.com

    The "Live Your Life" star began his early career using his childhood nickname Tip, but he was forced to ditch the moniker when he launched his mainstream career amid label officials' fears he would get mixed up with A Tribe Called Quest's Q-Tip. "Early on in my career when I was kind of asked, or it was suggested that I should change my name, you know, it was very difficult to find something else to call myself short notice just for the purpose of rap," he tells the Huffington Post.


  6. Album Review: Magna Carda's CirQlationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... to the jazzy, soulful legacy of the Native Tongues/Soulquarians collectives (Common, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, and Q-Tip). That provided a synced springboard for remarkable MC work from Megz Kelli, who's equally honeycomb sweet and pit viper nasty, ...


  7. First Listen, Sango And Dave B 'Tomorrow'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | National Public Radio

    Sango and Dave B's new album, Tomorrow, comes out July 22. Courtesy of Big Hassle Media hide caption The name Seattle doesn't exactly ring out in the story of hip-hop, certainly not the way Atlanta or New York City or Compton do. Those places are audibly recognizable.


  8. Martell Webster's ARTT is Honest, Quality Hip HopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Blazers Edge

    ... a special place in their heart for E. 1999 Eternal . Martell pointed to Snoop, Tribe Called Quest, and later, Twista, Q-Tip, and a ton of other artists. In ARTT, Martell pulls from all of these, both in style and substance. His range is impressive. ...


  9. DJ Shadow on Why Hip-Hop No Longer Exists, 'Endtroducing.....' at 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | RollingStone

    ... has also included a career-long history of collaborations with artists ranging from Thom Yorke and Depeche Mode to Q-Tip and Run the Jewels, who guest on the new LP along with Nils Frahm, Ernie Fresh and others. In advance of a  September and ...


  10. Kevin Durant Talks Having To Expose His Younger Teammates To Jay Z's MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | AllHipHop.com

    Jay Z is one of the emcees on a lot of Hip Hop devotee's list of greatest emcees of all time, but the Brooklyn legend may not be a favorite rhymer for the under 30 audience. That is understandable.


  11. Kevin Durant Talks Pre-Game Playlists, Rap Song References & Love for Teddy Pendergrass With GeniusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Billboard

    After announcing his move from Oklahoma City to the Golden State as a newly minted Warrior, NBA player Kevin Durant will salute hip-hop with the forthcoming release of his "Mic Drop" colorway of his latest KD 9 sneakers. The basketball phenom recently sat down with annotation site Genius to spotlight his love for the genre, even offering a peek into his pre-game playlists and getting a shout out from rappers on wax.


  12. IV shows BADBADNOTGOOD might be the most versatile band in music todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | ChartAttack

    Staff Picks is an exploration of the albums the Chart Attack office can't stop streaming. This time, BADBADNOTGOOD's IV matches them with a handful of collaborators with mindblowing results.


  13. Public Enemy's Professor Griff says 'white police officer' accused...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Daily Mail

    Public Enemy's Professor Griff has claimed he received a call from a 'white police officer' accusing him of 'training snipers to kill cops' after he was linked to Dallas shooter Micah Xavier Johnson. The 55-year-old rapper has slammed reports that he was associated with the killer insisting he only met Johnson briefly after a giving a lecture in Dallas a couple of months ago.


  14. Wormhole's World: New York tour de forceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | This is Wiltshire

    ... world familiar to any fans of The Wire. Guest appearances from Nas, Wu-Tang's Ghostface Killah and Raekwon and Tribe's Q-Tip all add gravitas. It's a New York tour de force and a statement of hip-hop supremacy aimed squarely at the likes of Dre and ...


  15. Nick Grant, Like & Tessa Evans Do It For The Love of "The Game"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Vibe

    South Carolina's Nick Grant is one of the hip-hop game's most promising emcees. Coming off his debut mixtape, ' 88, this week, the rookie rapper linked with Like, of Pac Div, and crooner Tessa Evans for "The Game."


  16. Russian Rap Battle Between Oxxxymiron & ST Does Record-Breaking Numbers On YouTubeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | HipHopDx

    ... biggest names of the time. It packed Webster Hall in New York, and drew celebrities like Puff Daddy, Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip to watch the battles unfold. The diamond that dropped from that card was Calicoe vs. Loaded Lux , a dramatic, intense, roller ...


  17. 10 Great Albums to Prove That 2016 Hasn't Been All BadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | LA Weekly

    Terrace Martin had one of the best albums of the first half of 2016 and produced much of another, YG's Still Brazy . The first six months of 2016 rank among some of the most wretched in memory.


  18. Sprite's Lyrical Cans Showcase Hip-Hop's Top StorytellersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | PSFK

    Obey Your Verse campaign returns this summer with the words of a new collection of rappers adorning the soda company's packaging After a successful 2015 debut of its Obey Your Verse campaign, Sprite announced that a second set of limited-edition lyrical cans will launch throughout the summer of 2016, featuring the lyrics of hip-hop icons 2Pac, J. Cole and Missy Elliott. The cans-16 in all-flaunt custom artwork by California designer Erik Marinovich, who attempts to capture the style of both the artist and lyric with each font.


  19. Phife's Mom Accept Prestigious Golden Note Award With A Tribe Called Quest [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | AllHipHop.com

    ... like Dr. Dre, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Eminem and others. During the acceptance speech, group members Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammad gracefully stepped aside to allow Phife's mother to honor her deceased son. "Malik has already been ...


  20. A Tribe Called Quest Accepts 'Golden' Honor at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Billboard

    ... Rhymes, "if they didn't put me on that 'Scenario' record." On hand to accept the Golden Note Award were ATQ members Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi White and Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, the mother of late member Phife Dawg . He died in March of ...